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Turbinates MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Turbinates
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.781.324.948
A04.531.898
Unique ID
D014420
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014420
Annotation
fractures: coordinate TURBINATES /‌inj (IM) + SKULL FRACTURES (IM)
Scope Note
The scroll-like bony plates with curved margins on the lateral wall of the NASAL CAVITY. Turbinates, also called nasal concha, increase the surface area of nasal cavity thus providing a mechanism for rapid warming and humidification of air as it passes to the lung.
Entry Term(s)
Conchae Nasales
Nasal Concha
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Turbinates Preferred
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